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Senior Appointment for BARC Visiting Fellow Mick Antoniw, AM

Posted on July 1, 2016

Mick Antoniw AM, Visiting Fellow at the Business Accountability and Responsibility Centre (BARC) at the University of South Wales has been appointed as the most senior law officer to the Welsh Government.

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Solicitor General at USW debate

Posted on May 23, 2016

The Solicitor General, Robert Buckland joined a panel of experts brought together by USW’s Business Accountability and Responsibility Centre (BARC), in parliament last week. The panel were looking at changes to sentencing for corporate manslaughter, health and safety and food hygiene offences.

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Dr Alex Dobson provides expert comment on Gleision Mining case

Posted on July 1, 2014

Alex Dobson Dr Alexandra Dobson, Reader in Law and Director of the Business Accountability and Responsibility Centre (BARC) at the University of South Wales, gives her expert comment on the inquiry into the Gleision Mining tragedy.

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The deadly price that female garments workers pay in Bangladesh

Posted on March 7, 2014

Alexandra Dobson Alexandra Dobson specialises in criminal law, and has a particular interest in corporate manslaughter and corporate homicide. She founded the Business Accountability and Responsibility Centre in 2009. Alexandra recently visited Dhaka and saw for herself the extent of the devastation at the factory sites.

This article was part of an International Women’s Day feature. You can read all the features here


The deadly price that female garments workers pay in Bangladesh

The price that female garment workers in Bangladesh pay to support their families is tragically high. Women and girls, often from impoverished rural areas in Bangladesh, move to the capital city, Dhaka, in search of a better life for themselves and their families. They spend long hours at their sewing machines, earning on average around £30 a month but as they do so they are exposed to some of the most dangerous working conditions possible.

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